Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCIE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 484 440 449
Rank change year-on-year -44 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing CCIE 152 180 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.40% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 2.32% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 104 123
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £327 £364
90th Percentile £625 £593 £597
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
London median hourly rate - £49.19 £28.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.66% -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £36.00 £28.66
% change year-on-year +52.78% +25.63% -36.32%

CCIE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7871 7753 7497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.71% 17.16% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 5015 4949
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £266 £258
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 113 138
London median hourly rate £21.03 £19.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.36% -3.85% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.30 £12.02
90th Percentile £49.75 £49.84 £46.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing CCIE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CCIE in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CCIE in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CCIE in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CCIE within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -15 29 £475 -2.56% 2
West London +6 12 £325 +34.85%
South London -40 2 - -
East London -10 1 £570 - 2
CCIE
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CCIE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CCIE.

1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (88.82%) Cisco
3 86 (56.58%) CCNP
4 61 (40.13%) Firewall
5 59 (38.82%) Finance
6 56 (36.84%) Wireless
7 55 (36.18%) BGP
8 54 (35.53%) WAN
9 53 (34.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
11 48 (31.58%) LAN
12 45 (29.61%) EIGRP
13 44 (28.95%) OSPF
14 42 (27.63%) MPLS
14 42 (27.63%) Network Security
15 41 (26.97%) Banking
16 40 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
16 40 (26.32%) Palo Alto
17 32 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless
18 29 (19.08%) IPsec
18 29 (19.08%) WLAN
19 28 (18.42%) Network Design
20 26 (17.11%) Juniper
21 25 (16.45%) VPN
22 24 (15.79%) Riverbed
23 23 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
23 23 (15.13%) CCNA
24 22 (14.47%) Migration
25 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
26 20 (13.16%) WAN Optimisation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.55%) Skype for Business
2 9 (5.92%) CMS
3 3 (1.97%) Apache
3 3 (1.97%) IIS
3 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Eikon
1 1 (0.66%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.29%) PaaS
3 4 (2.63%) IaaS
3 4 (2.63%) SaaS
4 3 (1.97%) Office 365
5 2 (1.32%) Akamai
6 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (40.13%) Firewall
2 56 (36.84%) Wireless
3 55 (36.18%) BGP
4 54 (35.53%) WAN
5 53 (34.87%) Cisco Nexus
6 48 (31.58%) LAN
7 45 (29.61%) EIGRP
8 44 (28.95%) OSPF
9 42 (27.63%) MPLS
9 42 (27.63%) Network Security
10 40 (26.32%) Cisco IOS
11 32 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless
12 29 (19.08%) IPsec
12 29 (19.08%) WLAN
13 25 (16.45%) VPN
14 23 (15.13%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
16 17 (11.18%) VoIP
17 15 (9.87%) TCP/IP
18 14 (9.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (38.82%) Finance
2 41 (26.97%) Banking
3 16 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.66%) Billing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (53.95%) Network Engineer
2 54 (35.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (24.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 33 (21.71%) Architect
5 19 (12.50%) Network Architect
6 18 (11.84%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (10.53%) Lead Network Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) Voice Engineer
9 11 (7.24%) Security Engineer
10 9 (5.92%) Consultant
10 9 (5.92%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (5.26%) Network Consultant
12 7 (4.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 7 (4.61%) Technical Architect
13 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Architect
14 5 (3.29%) Senior Voice Engineer
15 4 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
15 4 (2.63%) Network Design Engineer
15 4 (2.63%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.89%) 802.1X
1 12 (7.89%) XMPP
2 3 (1.97%) Middleware
3 2 (1.32%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.61%) Clustering
5 6 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.29%) IVR
7 4 (2.63%) BYOD
8 3 (1.97%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.97%) PKI
8 3 (1.97%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) User Experience
9 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.66%) IPTV
10 1 (0.66%) Media Streaming
10 1 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (2.63%) Windows
3 3 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.97%) Unix
3 3 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.66%) Android
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Network Design
2 22 (14.47%) Migration
3 20 (13.16%) WAN Optimisation
4 14 (9.21%) ITIL
5 11 (7.24%) Load Balancing
6 10 (6.58%) High Availability
6 10 (6.58%) Low Latency
7 9 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.92%) Presales
8 8 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.95%) Time Management
11 5 (3.29%) Digital Signal Processing
11 5 (3.29%) IT Strategy
11 5 (3.29%) Project Management
11 5 (3.29%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.29%) Signal Processing
12 4 (2.63%) Change Management
12 4 (2.63%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.32%) C
1 2 (1.32%) Perl
1 2 (1.32%) Python
2 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (56.58%) CCNP
3 23 (15.13%) CCNA
4 18 (11.84%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 14 (9.21%) CCVP
6 13 (8.55%) CCDP
6 13 (8.55%) Degree
7 10 (6.58%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
8 9 (5.92%) CCNP Voice
9 8 (5.26%) JNCIE
10 7 (4.61%) CCIE Data Center
11 6 (3.95%) CCIE Collaboration
11 6 (3.95%) CCIE Service Provider
11 6 (3.95%) CCSP
12 5 (3.29%) CCSE
12 5 (3.29%) CISSP
12 5 (3.29%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (2.63%) CCDA
13 4 (2.63%) CCIE Wireless
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.63%) COBIT
1 4 (2.63%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) GDPR
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) Firmware
3 1 (0.66%) iptables
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.66%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (11.18%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (9.21%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (7.24%) Cisco UCCE
4 9 (5.92%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (3.29%) Cacti
5 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (2.63%) OpenView
6 4 (2.63%) SCCM
7 3 (1.97%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.97%) QRadar
8 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.32%) Nagios
8 2 (1.32%) Stealthwatch
8 2 (1.32%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.66%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.66%) SELinux
9 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 135 (88.82%) Cisco
2 40 (26.32%) Palo Alto
3 26 (17.11%) Juniper
4 24 (15.79%) Riverbed
5 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
6 19 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 12 (7.89%) Citrix
8 9 (5.92%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.26%) VMware
10 7 (4.61%) Arista
10 7 (4.61%) F5
11 6 (3.95%) Avaya
12 5 (3.29%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.29%) Genesys
12 5 (3.29%) HP
13 4 (2.63%) NICE Systems
14 3 (1.97%) EMC
14 3 (1.97%) Oracle
14 3 (1.97%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.32%) Nokia